The Journey: Faith & Migration

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On September 30, 2018 AMI partnered with AMI to organize an interfaith dinner & discussion around the topic of migration from a faith perspective. Over 170+ joined fine conversation and dinner.  David Grey, Dr. Tarek Elgawhary, Rabbi Sunny Schnitzer, Rev. Kasey Kaseman and Shahid Rahman discussed the past and future of migration.

Diversity in the Modern Newsroom

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On October 22, the president of National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, Marcellus Alexander and the first full-time TV news reporter in the US to wear a hijab, Tahera Rahman, and Laila Alawa, the Founder and CEO of The Tempest, and was named to Forbes 30 Under 30, discussed different strategies in order to encourage […]

Shattering Expectations

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AMI teamed up with the Sandy Spring Museum to bring dismantle common stereotypes about Muslim Women.  The audience enjoyed the personal narratives of Dr. Nadia Hashimi, Nadia Hassan and Chaplain Nisa, so much so that the largest complaint we faced there was that there was not enough time.  Thanks to all our great speakers and […]

Media Training with Wajahat Ali

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AMI teamed up with MCMF and Wajahat Ali to train 30 aspiring writers.  Check out Zack Khan’s testimonial: The Media training session with Wajahat Ali was an incredibly practical and engaging experience that I found especially relevant as a college student. Wajahat made the session very interactive, requiring participants to not just learn how to […]

AMI & New America Collaboration

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On August 25, Dr. Maqsood Chowdhury of MIC hosted a fundraiser for AMI’s latest initiative.  Together with New America, AMI hopes to study the roots of Islamophobia and will compare Islamophobia in America vs. the DMV area.  Bobby, Mckenzie, PhD, director of the Muslim Diaspora Initiative at New America discussed the collaboration and other projects […]